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Tag: philippines

Feb.
27th

PAY: We can’t ignore the global economy

According to the World Bank, more than half the people on Earth live on less than $10 a day. More astonishingly, nutritious, high-quality food costs about the same throughout the world as it does here. Eating well regularly is the daily struggle for most people. Billions of workers would be thrilled to make $10 an hour.

Obviously, the U.S. can’t open its borders and let in these incredibly low-wage workers. We make it very difficult to immigrate here for educated people with no financial assets. Understood.

However, U.S. and foreign-based businesses and corporations can and do hire these $10-a-day workers

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